Financial Accountant

Gleeson Recruitment Group
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

**Exceptional Financial Accountant to start 2018**

Gleeson Recruitment Group is currently working alongside a market leading fortune 500 business based in Tamworth to appoint a Qualified Financial accountant to the team.

This is a permanent opportunity paying £40,000-£45,000 per annum + Benefits and would ideally suit a newly qualified accountant either from practice or industry (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)


The role will include ownership of the total overheads number, responsible for all P&L and balance sheet accounts linked to the overheads. You will also be the go to person for all overhead explanation and analysis.

Principle Accountability Financial Accountant

  • Ownership of all aspects of overhead cost accounting, both P&L and balance sheet including: Employment and T&S, Logistics, Property, Marketing, Information Technology
  • Driving improvements in overhead cost accounting and reconciliations
  • Ensuring team adherence to financial controls in a Sarbanes-Oxley environment
  • Key player in preparation and transmission of month end, quarterly and annual reporting
  • Management and development of two direct reports
  • Liaison with external auditors as necessary
  • Ad hoc support as required by the business

Skills and Experience

  • Qualified chartered or certified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Minimum of 1 year post-qualification experience
  • Superior Excel skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and use initiative
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Prepared to be hands-on

This role really is an excellent opportunity to join a fortune 500 company that will offer genuinely career development and progression .

If you are a qualified accountant looking for a role in the new year that can really push your career forward in 2018 please do get in touch

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